How to create Windows 7 VHD from windows XP for booting using EasyBCD VHD boot ?

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  1. RahulHacker

    RahulHacker New Member

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    How to create Windows 7 VHD from windows XP for booting using EasyBCD VHD boot ?

    Is is possible by installing Windows 7 in MS Virtual PC's Virtual Machine ?

    & is it possible to create VHD that contains linux ?

     
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    Mak 2.0 Mod...WAFFLES!?!? Staff Member

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    You cant create a Win7 VHD from XP. Completely different OS's. Unless your asking how you can still use XP and use EasyBCD to boot to a VHD. Again cant. EasyBCD is create for use with Vista/Win7, NOT XP. XP doesnt use the BCD to boot and there for what your trying wont work.

    If your trying to create a VHD of Win7, yes it is possible from within Virtual PC.

    Linux VHD is out there. Just have to find one that works for you.
     
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    creating Linux VHD

    than Linux VHD can also be created by installing in virtual machines ?

    and some VMDK-to-VHD or VDI-to-VHD converters such as WINIMAGE converted VHD will be able to boot using windows 7 vhd boot ??
     
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    Anyone tried those already?
    I'm currently running Win7 Professional. Does it also support VHD-booting?
    According to Wikipedia only Enterprise and Ultimate editions support booting from VHD.
     
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    Thank you!
    So the Wikipedia's info is correct.
    Win7 still allows to create and mount VHD's.
     

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